How to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Back Massage

Muscle Specific Deep Tissue Techniques Can be Integrated into Any Session By Brian Utting The phrase ‘deep tissue work’ is used in so many contexts that it’s hard to know what it means anymore. To some practitioners, ‘deep tissue’ simply means deep pressure. To others, it has more fascial, myofascial, or structural connotations. Muscle-Specific Deep Tissue work (MSDT) still works with the fasc...
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Grad Stories: Every Day is a Learning Day

A Letter From a Massage School Alum, Cassandra De Anda I am excited and proud to say that I am a Lauterstein-Conway Massage School alumni. I graduated in July of 2016. At the time I was attending massage school I was also finishing my Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training at Texas State University. As my two graduations approached I started thinking of possible job position that I thought wo...
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Sports Massage: 3 Ways Working with Athletes Helped My Massage Career

by Marc Frazier, LMT, NSCA Almost from the start, my massage career has included a lot of regular work with competitive athletes. This was not something I chose to do, it just sort of happened. In fact, I remember someone telling me at the end of my second semester of training at The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School, that they guessed that I would be focusing on sports massage. To this stat...
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Sports Massage – Great for the Therapist and for the Athlete!

By Shane Melear, LMT, MTI When I went to massage school I just knew I wanted to be a massage therapist. During a business class the teacher wanted to know what services we planned to offer and what populations were we interested in. This was the first time I had thought of offering different techniques as a part of what I did as a massage therapist. The idea of having a utilitarian techniqu...
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